Blogs tagged "CMC 2016"

July 2016

CMC 2016: Report – Green Shoots in Children’s and Family Films

Posted on: Friday 08 July 2016 1:33am by Zarin Virji

The session illustrated strategies of making children’s and family films outside the studio system Takeaways A dearth of lower- and mid-budget family fare films in the UK as the film industry is risk-averse The British film industry, including big studios, is supportive of Indie films Indie films can gain funding and audience interest through release at festivals and school screenings, tie-ups with book publishers and the making of shorts Detail Nicole Carmen-Davies, UK Indie Producer, defined ‘family films’ as films which depict a beautiful world that children can relate to. Such films need to be aesthetically layered so that they appeal not only to the targeted age group but to a wider audience. These films must inspire child-like wonder in…

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CMC 2016: Report – Creative Curriculum: Lost or Not?

Posted on: Friday 08 July 2016 1:25am by Zarin Virji

The session focused on the indifference of British education policy towards non-core subjects such as art, music and language in the current curriculum Takeaways Global education experts agree that creativity is the most important 21st century skill Knowledge is freely available at the speed of our connection. The curriculum must reflect this reality, ensuring that creativity is injected into all subjects, particularly at the primary level Children need to be asked the right questions and they must feel safe even if they fail in their endeavour Detail Justin Cooke, Chairman, Big Clever Learning, shared his enthusiasm for children’s application of knowledge in being creative and making new products. His product, Digital Theatre, has attracted three million subscribers. Joshua Davidson, Co-Founder…

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CMC 2016: Report – What Do We Tell the Children?

Posted on: Friday 08 July 2016 12:43am by Simon Bor

How did children’s media react to the terrorist attacks in Paris last November? Video: [vimeo video_id="174885374" width="700" height="394" title="Yes" byline="Yes" portrait="Yes" autoplay="No" loop="No" color="00adef"]   Podcast:   Takeaways Newsround had to react quickly as children were hearing about the scale of the atrocity Le P’tit Libé had to do something to inform the younger audience The problem with the media is that you don’t know who is on the other end of the screen Detail Recent grizzly news stories include: 250 dead in a car bomb in Baghdad; 41 at Istanbul airport; here, a British MP is stabbed and shot on the street. Stewart Purvis CBE, the chair of the RTS Journalism Awards and former Editor-in-Chief and CEO of ITN,…

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CMC 2016: Report – The Last Word

Posted on: Thursday 07 July 2016 10:50pm

George the poet has the last word at this year’s CMC, and guest blogger Kerin Kokot was gripped Takeaways Lack of diversity is an issue that clearly needs to be addressed by professionals working across the media sectors Thankfully, lots of really smart people are doing exactly this. This year’s CMC brought many of them together to help the industry become more aware of the importance of being fully inclusive Detail I’m from Cape Town, and attending the CMC for the first time has been an overwhelming delight. The shoulders we rub against here belong to top, global leaders in the children’s media sectors. The knowledge shared in the workshops and sessions is current, relevant, stimulating. If you missed them,…

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CMC 2016: Report – Making It Live

Posted on: Thursday 07 July 2016 9:55pm by Gabrielle Smith

What do you need to create content within the live space? This session explored the benefits of brand extension in the live event space and how successful you can be at attracting a children’s audience away from the screen and into the real world Takeaway Live event spaces are an important and exciting sector of the industry for new and original content Power of a strong brand and finding a form of measurable success that excites the intended audience is key Know your level of risk Detail As well as being highly informative, this session was a lively and thoughtful conversation that really covered all bases. From brand extension and live event spaces, to creating and providing interactive role-play opportunities,…

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CMC 2016: Report – Who Wants to be a Kids’ Millionaire?

Posted on: Thursday 07 July 2016 5:48pm

The highest rating TV shows among children today are formats. From ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ to ‘Great British Bake Off’, kids are viewing in droves. The problem? Nearly all the shows they watch are adult ones. So as these formats take off around the world, delivering big bucks for their rights owners, why aren’t children’s TV producers reaping the same rewards? Guest blogger Val Taylor takes us through the discussion. Takeaways You need passion and perseverance to create a format Look at your existing catalogue for ideas that can be repurposed Kids are already watching big adult shiny formats in droves so you have to be able to have real standout to compete Detail With UK production houses looking to find…

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CMC 2016: Report – The Prix Jeunesse Suitcase: Making it Happen All Over the World

Posted on: Thursday 07 July 2016 5:30pm

A digital suitcase and a passionate change-maker unpack their emotional baggage to reveal a brave new world of kids’ media we must all embrace or ignore at our peril, as a spell-bound Rick Adams discovered… Takeaways  Daring content that’s sensitively handled can smash apart taboos and enable our kids at the same time Honesty and truth-telling is the native language of children everywhere Greater bravery is required to push past old boundaries and deliver what today’s kids really need Detail I cried. I was shocked. I laughed uncontrollably. Not something I usually do in a room full of people but when you’re faced with such unbelievable honesty, the kind of honesty you equate with children, then you just can’t help…

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CMC 2016: Report – The Changing Face of Production

Posted on: Thursday 07 July 2016 4:49pm by Kate Hilton

What different production methods are used to create content on YouTube? Takeaways Different methods of production are being used on YouTube including uploading existing content and creating new personality led channels and new IP Put passion and personality into your productions and they are likely to be a success YouTube is effective because it can be reactive and cost effective Analytics are important in creating revenue from this platform Detail The session began with the introduction of three businesses who use Youtube to present their digital content yet produce it in different ways. Jon Benoy from Wildbrain explained that DHX repurposed and uploaded their existing content to YouTube, partly for piracy management and partly to create official channels to generate…

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CMC 2016: Report – Connected Toy Story

Posted on: Thursday 07 July 2016 4:43pm by Gabrielle Smith

This session looked at the current landscape for connected toys, discussing products with their creators and asking questions regarding value, interactivity and digital products of the future Takeaway The connection between toy space and the future of the physical digital product needs exploring We need to understand why toys are so valuable to the child’s own experiences of education and play Detail: Maurice Wheeler from The Big Little Partnership brought a panel of four experienced creators and consultants together to talk about connected toys and their story. In thinking through the current landscape of connected toys and what is going on in this area, the conversation ranged across ages and play patterns, to the educational and emotional engagement of the digital and…

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CMC 2016: Report – Minecraft University

Posted on: Thursday 07 July 2016 3:46pm by Jessica Thornsby

How is Mindcraft being used in the classroom and at home and what does it offer that traditional education methods may not? Takeaways Minecraft is a world where children are the experts Minecraft is a great opportunity to engage children in a wide range of different subjects - from global warming, right through to the issues impacting their local community Minecraft can give children access to places and things they wouldn’t otherwise have access to, including imaginary worlds inspired by famous paintings Detail Minecraft is nothing short of a phenomenon: it’s gone from indie game to household name in just a few years, and its popularity doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. Today Minecraft has ‘captured’ millions of…

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CMC 2016: Report – Making Access Happen

Posted on: Thursday 07 July 2016 2:55pm by Heather McDaid

"Media cannot reflect society, if society is not reflected in the media." How can the kids’ media sector open its doors to a wider range of entrants to the workplace? Takeaways: These conversations have been happening for years, and need to go further Change the system and the way you think to find new people to work with Detail: We start with a video, because sometimes comedy can speak absolute volumes. Jackie Myburgh of BBC Children’s is pleased to say they don’t reflect the video; the BBC has done a lot of work to find diverse talent through schemes. They set and hit recent targets: off screen, 12% BAME, and 3% who are disabled, though she admits there is still…

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CMC 2016: Report – Sound Advice

Posted on: Thursday 07 July 2016 2:54pm by Jessica Thornsby

The step-by-step guide to finding and using voices in your animation to ensure it stands out from the crowd Takeaways It is crucial that you find the right voice for your characters Dubbing and localising content is a huge and growing part of the animation industry Detail In this session, a panel of seven industry experts offered their unique insights into casting, recording, directing, performing and dubbing your animation. Michelle Jones, Casting Director at Brilliant Casting, debated the tricky question of hiring child actors, versus hiring an adult who can impersonate a child. “My advice is to do what’s right for your project,” she said, although she did point out that there are additional things you need to consider, when…

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CMC 2016: Report – Focus on Canada

Posted on: Thursday 07 July 2016 1:38pm by Helen Dugdale

Find out what Canada wants – and what you can offer in return Takeaway Yes, Canada has lots of money, but it’s not a cash cow – it wants to develop long-term relationships Canada is searching for incredible stories and characters Canada is a dreamy co-production partner for the UK – we speak the same language and have a similar sense of humour and style Make sure your co-production partner has the same vision for the project and be prepared to make compromises Get good advice to ensure you get the most out of the Canadian co-production treaties Speakers: Andrew Baker, CEO, Kidscave Entertainment Deirdre Brennan, Vice President of Content, Corus Entertainment Miles Bullough, Managing Director, Wildseed Studios Lucy Goodman,…

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CMC 2016: Report – Commissioner Conversations: VoD and OTT

Posted on: Thursday 07 July 2016 11:52am by Oliver Ellis

Children increasingly access content via VOD/OTT. As these services acquire more and make original content, what are they looking for and how can you get involved? Video: [vimeo video_id="174885365" width="700" height="394" title="Yes" byline="Yes" portrait="Yes" autoplay="No" loop="No" color="00adef"]   Podcast:   Is there 'New hope' in the SVoD sunny uplands? Guest blogger Oliver Ellis feels the Force... Takeaways Different VOD channels have different content needs but all agreed they no longer need standard amount of eps or running length. Everything is possible The VOD services serve two audiences: Children for content but parents for approval of that content and for safety online. Co-viewing on VOD is a real point of difference To have impact online, content has to be high quality Detail Changemaker, Rich Keith, Chief…

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CMC 2016: Report – Representation

Posted on: Thursday 07 July 2016 11:43am by Heather McDaid

Does the children’s industry across both TV and toys represent diversity? Should global television and toy brands with cultural sway have any moral duty to do so? The speakers debated on how disability is viewed across the sector, how we can move away from stereotyping and what key brands are doing in this area. Takeaways Disability should be incidental, not the focus of a person It is so important for children to see themselves represented Detail The session and debate began with Alison Rayson explaining her reason for being at this years CMC conference. Eight years ago her son was born with Down’s Syndrome. She was working in TV and became severely aware of the lack of representation. The content…

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CMC 2016: Report – Making a Difference: Cultural Connections

Posted on: Thursday 07 July 2016 11:38am by Simon Bor

A changemaker and a panel appealed to the audience of content producers to help make that difference Takeaway: The creative industries are a way to reach that child in the margins Manchester has the 4th highest child poverty figures in England We must accept there are people out there that are not being reached Detail: Jon Spooner, Writer, Director, Founder and Creative Director of Unlimited Theatre, introduced changemaker Clara Jessop, Founding Director of Enabling Play. Clara asked the audience to picture the child that they create for. Is it somebody with learning difficulties? Probably not. She was brought up with a brother, an actor who happens to have Downs Syndrome. Had he been born before the 80s, he wouldn’t have…

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CMC 2016: Report – Mapping Data, Building An Audience

Posted on: Thursday 07 July 2016 11:30am by Heather McDaid



The art of building a content masterpiece through data-driven decisions as well as incorporating real audience engagement patterns Takeaways Help boost the profile of your videos by understanding how to utilise YouTube data A user’s understanding can be vital in shaping design and tells you where and why users are dropping off your product so you can fix it Detail Ten years ago it was said that data was the new oil, but if data’s the new oil then it’s only useful when it’s refined. A panel of 'refinery' experts discussed how data can be used for good across YouTube, publishing and gaming. To kick the session off, Rebecca Frankel from Little Dot Studios talked through the 2billion views the…

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CMC 2016: Report – Money Talks

Posted on: Thursday 07 July 2016 11:17am by Helen Dugdale

From concept to creation – finding the funding to make it happen. By guest blogger Helen Dugdale Takeaways Think positively, creatively and work tirelessly to get your hands on the funding and financing available. Brexit doesn’t have to mean Armageddon for the industry! So far nothing has changed with the funding within the EU. This will continue for at least two years, until more is known about the UK’s exit from the EU…  So get your applications in! New funding and financing opportunities could grow out of the UK’s departure. Brexit may bring new ways for UK and France to collaborate together. It’s generally thought that the UK has the strongest writers and France is known for having the strongest…

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CMC 2016: Report – Pizza Express

Posted on: Thursday 07 July 2016 10:59am

The CMC wouldn’t be complete without the Pizza Express evening in Sheffield’s buzzing Devonshire Quarter, as first-timer and blog team volunteer Caleb Bastock discovered. Takeaways Great pizza Great company These people never stop! Detail It was at Pizza Express, so legend has it, that the idea for the Children's Media Conference was born. Gathering all the industry together began its journey at table on the ground floor. And it continues to be the venue where ideas spread and relationships blossom. Every year a wide cross-section of delegates convenes at the restaurant to continue their own journeys to turn ideas into reality. After a hectic day of sessions and workshops, taking in new information and discussing ideas, you might think that delegates would be ready to unwind. On the contrary,…

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CMC 2016: Report – Masterclass: How to Design Games Children Want

Posted on: Thursday 07 July 2016 10:47am by Kate Hilton

A delve into the design principles behind Preloaded and their work across brands, education and entertainment. Knowing your audience is just the start Takeaways It is recommended that three design principles are followed to design a game children want to play Low threshold means that a game is easy to learn how to play and draws in the player from the start High ceilings means that a game can be played at different levels Wide Walls encourage different game styles within the same game Detail Phil Stuart is co-founder and Creative Director at Preloaded Games Studio. With more than 100 million gameplays, a broad client base and many awards, Preloaded are at the cutting edge of game technology. Phil explained…

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CMC 2016: Report – Focus On India

Posted on: Thursday 07 July 2016 10:28am by Zarin Virji

What are the current connections between the UK and India and where are the future co-production opportunities? Takeaways India provides a big market of 115 million children, watching about two hours of TV daily. Sixty million of these children are urban and 55 million rural There is growing demand in India for animation content comprising of fast-paced action with slapstick comedy, without dialogues, aimed at the age group 6-9 years YouTube content is targeted at the preschoolers India is the doorway to the South Asian market, leading to Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka Detail Mark Leaver, Independent Consultant and Creative Industries Advisor at UKTI, informed the audience about the UKTI’s offices in all of its India's main cities. UKTI…

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CMC 2016: Report – Masterclass: Ford Riley, The Call of the Roar

Posted on: Thursday 07 July 2016 10:26am by Jessica Hoare

Disney’s ‘The Lion Guard’ brings the iconic ‘Lion King’ to a new generation. Executive Producer Ford Riley explained how he took the series to the small screen. Takeaway: ‘The Lion Guard’ was a continuation of ‘The Lion King’ franchise, delivering new characters and concepts, however still staying true to the original film The key themes include friendship, teamwork, fun, family and the importance of accepting everyone’s differences For a series to be successful, there needs to be an element of ‘playability’ The development process of creating a concept and executing the idea takes a lot of time, consideration and planning Detail: Changemaker Kate Wilson, Managing Director of Nosy Crow Publishing opened the session discussing the importance of keeping literacy fresh…

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CMC 2016: Report – What the Vlog is this?

Posted on: Thursday 07 July 2016 10:10am

What is 'vlogging', and why is it so important in the media industry today? Takeaways: The rise of social media such as YouTube, Snapchat and Vine allow people and businesses to showcase themselves to new markets Vlogging generates huge influence upon the media industry as well as commercial sectors, creating successful and established brands Identifying the demand for interconnectivity between traditional media and vlogs Detail Steve Wynne, host and CEO of Pretzel TV, the company behind CBBC Official Chart Show, began the session by agreeing that he too often asks ‘What the vlog is this’ as he tries to understand the popularity of vlogging and the impact it can have on audience satisfaction. "Our audience watch vlogs more than other…

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CMC 2016: Report – Innovation in Education

Posted on: Thursday 07 July 2016 9:55am by Jessica Thornsby

Serious gaming, edutainment and stealth learning – new technology is breaking the boundaries of the classroom and revolutionising the way we see education Takeaways Digital skills are crucial for empowering students Technology has huge potential to enrich classroom learning and engage students It’s an exciting time to be involved in the industry! Detail In a world where children spend their days on smartphones, tablets and computers that offer instant entertainment, how can the traditional classroom compare? How do we rebuild education in the 21st century? The answer is to bring technology to the classroom! The session began with a presentation from Changemaker Phil Wilkinson, Researcher in Residence at the Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy. Phil stressed that digital literacy…

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CMC 2016: Report – Culture for Kids Goes Digital

Posted on: Wednesday 06 July 2016 6:03pm by Gabrielle Smith

  This panel session invited speakers from various arts and cultural organisations to discuss how they demonstrate the ways in which they are reaching, engaging and inspiring children digitally, in order to create a more accessible and personal experience. Takeaways Creativity and participation is key, whether this is audience facing or happens on other platforms and social media. Making art relevant to children is important as well as exploring ways to improve visual products and apps Aspects of the interactive can capture, motivate and engage children The structure of the session invited each speaker to share their own story of how they use and harness aspects of digital media content. In reflecting on how this works within their own professional…

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CMC 2016: Report – Animation Online

Posted on: Wednesday 06 July 2016 5:28pm

In this session we talked to animators who have chosen the internet rather than a traditional broadcaster to bring their work to an audience Takeaways Big production money does not guarantee online success.  Talent and the skill to execute a production well are far more important Try to understand how the YouTube algorithm works, and then decide what is best for your content Paid adverts are a great way to increase online audiences Above all, human interaction (like sharing) is the best way to build and sustain a fan base Detail Questions were posed to the panel and a collective 'yes' emerged – and no. Has the animation business changed much in the last ten years? Have platforms like YouTube, which…

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CMC 2016: Report – Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

Posted on: Wednesday 06 July 2016 4:58pm by Oliver Ellis

Will the dragons make it happen for three prospective pitchers in the session where real investment is on the table? Guest blogger Oliver Ellis dropped into the den to find out [vimeo video_id="174885362" width="700" height="394" title="Yes" byline="Yes" portrait="Yes" autoplay="No" loop="No" color="00adef"] Takeaways Do your homework and find out what the market are looking for You have to be in it to win it so get ready to go into the Den next year Be innovative Learn how to train dragons Format Now in its fifth year, this session based on the Dragon's Den is a firm favourite in which three producers pitch their projects to a panel of ferocious dragons from the kids’ content industry. Before the competition kicked off, Jordan…

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CMC 2016: Report – Commissioner Conversations: Commercial Networks

Posted on: Wednesday 06 July 2016 4:12pm

The three big commercial kids' broadcasters, Disney, Turner and Nickelodeon, talked to Stewart Clarke, Editorial Director at TBI Videos: [vimeo video_id="174885339" width="700" height="394" title="Yes" byline="Yes" portrait="Yes" autoplay="No" loop="No" color="00adef"] [vimeo video_id="174885352" width="700" height="394" title="Yes" byline="Yes" portrait="Yes" autoplay="No" loop="No" color="00adef"] [vimeo video_id="174885358" width="700" height="394" title="Yes" byline="Yes" portrait="Yes" autoplay="No" loop="No" color="00adef"]   Podcasts:   Takeaways: Tax breaks have had a huge impact on UK production Disney, Turner and Nickelodeon are open to submissions from UK producers at any time Details: David Levine, VP Programming, Productions & Strategic Development, Disney Channels EMEA & GM Disney Channels UK & Ireland, and Louise Benham, Director of Programming, Disney Channels UK & Ireland introduced an exclusive concept music video titled 'Believe That' from a new locally produced Disney Channel series. ‘The…

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CMC 2016: Report – Swipe Forward

Posted on: Wednesday 06 July 2016 3:48pm by Tom Jordan

Research and insight company The Pineapple Lounge presented its predictions on future patterns of kids’ media consumption, and asked the panel for their response to five different areas of research. Takeaways Kids content producers need to be aware of how Generation Z (today’s kids) and Generation Alpha (tomorrow’s kids) want to consume their media now and in 10 years’ time Traditional gender categorisation will disappear, and the gender of characters will become secondary, not primary Short attention spans are natural to today’s kids, and need to be catered for Families are now cool, and kids value shared family media experiences Strong story-based themes are the way to engage kids with adverts Detail Pineapple Lounge Managing Director Emma Worrollo introduced five…

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CMC 2016: Report – The Creative Edge?

Posted on: Wednesday 06 July 2016 3:16pm by Jessica Thornsby

An inclusive and inspiring range of talent discussed why diversity is the lifeblood of our industry Takeaways Children’s media has a unique opportunity to build a more inclusive society Inclusivity in the workplace shouldn’t be a boring box-ticking exercise Inclusivity is about improving your business and fuelling creativity by bringing fresh perspectives to the table, disrupting traditional thought processes, and challenging assumptions Detail In this session, a diverse and inspiring range of talent came together to discuss and debate some of the big questions surrounding inclusivity, with special attention to what gives them that 'creative edge'. Oli Hyatt, Creative Director at Blue-Zoo Animation and the Chair of Animation UK, said he sees his dyslexia in a positive light: “I believe that people…

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